House Cleaning, Stain Removal & Other Tips

Your Resource For DIY Cleaning Tips!

There is an art and a science to keeping your house clean and in cleaning your home completely, thoroughly and efficiently. And just like the professionals, who have seen the worst of the worst dirt and grime, House Cleaning Central has a variety of house cleaning tips and tricks to clean it all.

If you don't know how, it's difficult to remove stains without also ruining the stained items, and to have an organized home that doesn't take hours to complete and then burns you out completely in the process. (Not to mention, is out of control, dirty, cluttered and unorganized again in short order!)

We are here to provide you with useful, realistic house cleaning tips, stain removal and organizing tips, the best cleaning products and even some equipment reviews to help you clean like a professional. Everyone wants to get the most out of cleaning; our valuable tips will help make your house shine, your laundry fresh, and clean and organize every corner of your home.

Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Oriental Rugs Vibrant.

How to Clean and Care for Oriental Rugs

Tips for Cleaning, Vacuuming and Caring for Oriental Rugs I love oriental rugs. They are so vibrant and come in such beautiful patterns. Being a bargain hunter extraordinaire – it…

Cleaning and Shampooing Oriental Rugs.

Deep Cleaning and Shampooing Oriental Rugs

How To Deep Clean / Shampoo your Oriental Rugs Professional rug cleaners are expensive. I have a couple of cats and one of them always seems to run for one…

Clean Kitchen with Oriental Rug on Floor.

How to Get the Smell out of a Wool Rug

How to Remove Bad Smells from a Wool Rugs There are many benefits to owning a wool rug. Wool is long lasting, resilient and it is a renewable resource. There…

Cleaning and Removing Stains from Beautiful Oriental Rug.

How to Remove Stains from Oriental Rugs

Removing Spills and Cleaning Stains from Beautiful Oriental Rugs I know the frustration that comes with something getting spilled and then staining an Oriental rug: my cats, my kids, my…

Cleaning Tips Save On Time

Let's admit it – there aren't many of us that like spending time doing chores but if you're looking for a greener more efficient way of cleaning, tackling stains, or need help with organization methods - check out our long list of housecleaning tips to get your house sparkling and to keep it that way.

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Stain Removal Tips

Sunshine Coming Through Clean Window Blinds.

Remove Stains from Blinds

How To Clean and Remove Stains From Blinds This may seem like a tedious task, which is why we often don’t think to clean blinds on a somewhat regular basis, and it certainly can take some time but if you…

Cleaning Dried Blood Stains.

How to Remove Dry Blood Stains

Removing Dry Blood Stains Just a quick look down at my thumb while I’m writing this is a reminder to me that cuts are a part of life. The other day, I cut my thumb while cutting a tomato, it…

Business Man Eating Jelly Donut Slopping Jelly on Tie.

Stain Removal Chart and Cleaning Methods

A Chart with Cleaning Methods to Remove Stains Cleaning stains is not always a simple process. Having a stain removal chart to help you to do so can help you tremendously. Stains happen. In fact, they happen all the time…

Homemade Cleaning Products

Natures Flowers and How to Clean Naturally Around the House.

Natural Cleaning Products

Earth Friendly Cleaning Around the House More and more consumers have become aware of the impact that chemical laden products have and the harm they can do to the environment.…

How to Make Homemade Organic Cleaning Products.

Organic Cleaning Products

Making Your Own DIY Organic Cleaning Products Organic cleaning products come in two forms; store bought and homemade cleaning products. Store bought organic cleaners are starting to make a place…

Washing Soda is Ingredient in Homemade Laundry Soap.

Making Your Own Homemade Laundry Detergent

How to Make Laundry Detergent I have very sensitive skin and so do my kids. Too many times I have bought laundry detergent that irritates someone’s skin. By making my…

Home Organization Tips

A Messy and Cluttered Garage.

How to Spring Clean the Garage

Spring Cleaning the Garage The garage is generally where things go when they don’t have another home, so figuring out where to start can be overwhelming. There may be toys,…

Planner to Help Get you Organized.

Helpful Ideas to get Organized

Tips to Help you Get Organized Are you a little overwhelmed and shaking your head because there are magazines all over, the kitchen counters are so full you can’t use…

Boxes Used to Organize Around the House.

How to Organize and Declutter your Home

Tips for Organizing and De Cluttering Around the House Let’s face it – “clutter happens” and clutter is one of the biggest time-wasters of your house keeping duties. Usually clutter…

Clothing and Laundry Tips

Business Man Eating Jelly Donut Slopping Jelly on Tie.

Laundry 101: Part 1 – Stains – Stain Types and Removal Methods

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You About Stains No matter how hard you try to keep up with it, the fact is there will always be dirty laundry piling up in your home. It’s a never ending race against time. Most of us don’t enjoy doing laundry; washing, drying or folding! I get it, I’m…

Man Giving the Thumbs Up to His Clean White Tshirt

Laundry 101: Part 2 – Removing Stains – Different Stains, Different Cleaning Solution

What Mom Didn’t Tell You about Removing Stains After many years of cleaning, we’ve learned some important things about the cleaners we use, and this impacts how we clean laundry and remove stains. There’s nothing really complex or earth-shattering about it. But why on earth should getting laundry clean and removing stains be hard? In…

Woman with Load of Bright White Clothing.

Laundry 101: Part 3 – Brightening Whites

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You about Getting Your Clothes White Brightening white clothing is a little more than dumping a bunch of bleach in the wash. Bleach works well to brighten whites, and works great on cotton, but it can also ruin your clothes if not used properly. Chlorine bleach is highly alkaline, and…